Menu

Pooja Hegde Bio, Height, Age, Family, Movies, Net Worth & Wiki

Pooja Hegde is a well-known Indian actress and model. She mainly appears in Telugu and Hindi Films. A previous beauty exhibition contestant, Pooja was the 2nd runner-up at the Miss Universe India 2010 contest, before going on to perform her acting debut in Mysskin’s Tamil superhero film Mugamoodi in 2012.

Pooja Hegde was born in a Hindu-family on 13 October 1990 in Mumbai. She hails from the Udupi state of Karnataka. Her father’s name is Manjunath Hegde, a lawyer, and her mother’s name is Latha Hegde, an Immunologist and Genetics Professional. She has an elder brother, Rishabh Hegde who is a doctor.

Pooja Hegde

Pooja Hegde

Pooja Hegde Wiki/Bio

Birth NamePooja Hegde
Nick NameNot Known
Age(as in 2020) 30 Years
DebutFilm: Mugamoodi (2012)
ReligionHinduism
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignLibra
Birth PlaceMangalore, Karnataka, India
Date of Birth13 October 1990
NationalityIndian
ResidenceNot Known
Home TownUdupi, Karnataka, India
HobbiesDancing, Travelling, Singing, Reading

Family

Mother's NameLata Hegde
Father's NameManjunath Hegde
Pooja Hegde Family

Pooja Hegde Family

BrotherRishabh Hegde (Doctor)
SisterNot Known

Boyfriends/Affairs

Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known

Marital Status, Husband and Children

Husband/SpouseUnmarried
Marriage DateNot Known
ChildrenNot Known

Education

SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityM.M.K College, Mumbai
Educational QualificationMaster of Commerce
ProfessionActress, Model
Brands EndorsedHero Maestro
Career ManagerNot Known

Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements

Height (Approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 6"
Weight (Approx.)in Kilograms- 53 Kg
in Pounds- 117 lbs

Figure Measurements

Breast Size34 inches
Hips Size34 inches
Waist Size25 inches

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / EthnicityHindu
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBrown
S*xual OrientationStraight
Dress Size6 US
Shoe Size9 US

Favourite Things

Favourite ActressMadhuri Dixit, Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence and Sandra Bullock
Favourite ActorsHrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Leonardo Di Caprio and Aamir Khan
Favourite MusicianA.R.Rahman, Katy Perry, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Bryan Adams, Justin Timberlake and Lady Gaga
Favourite FoodBiryani, Pizza
ControversiesNot Known

Life Journey

Pooja Hegde completed her primary education in her hometown. Later, she went to M.M.K College, Mumbai, and completed post-graduation in Commerce. He involved in modeling since he studies in College.  Hegde competed in Miss India 2009 contest but was dropped in an early-round in spite of winning Miss India Talented 2009 Honour.

Pooja reapplied the next year and became the second runner up at Miss Universe India 2010 competition. She was also crowned Miss India South Glamorous Hair 2010 in the subsidiary competition. She made her acting debut with the Tamil film ‘Mugamoodi’ in 2012.

Pooja Hegde Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)INR 19.16 crore
Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)Under Review
Annual SalaryUnder Review
Income SourceActress, Model

Career

Pooja Hegde’s next movie release, the Telugu film Oka Laila Kosam in 2014, starred her opposite Naga Chaitanya. She was praised for her performance in the movie. At the same time, she caught the nomination for Best Actress at the 62nd South Filmfare Awards.

Pooja Hegde Hot Image

Pooja Hegde Hot Image

In the year 2014, Hegde accepted on terms to make her Bollywood debut opposite Hrithik Roshan in Ashutosh Gowariker’s period film Mohenjo Daro, set against the backdrop of the Indus Valley civilization. Mohenjo Daro released in 2016 which was panned by critics and became a major box office flop. In 2017, she appeared in the Telugu-language vigilante action comedy film Duvvada Jagannadham alongside actor Allu Arjun.

In 2018, she featured in three Telugu films. The first is a special appearance in the song “Jigelu Rani” for the period action Rangasthalam. Later in Saakshyam, alongside Bellamkonda Sreenivas and Trivikram Srinivas-directed action-drama Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava, opposite Jr. NTR. In 2019 too, she made an appearance in three films which are Maharshi, Gaddalakonda Ganesh, and Housefull 4.

Her 2020 Telugu-language action drama film Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo, alongside Allu Arjuna and directed by Trivikram, became one of the highest-grossing Telugu films of all time, grossing over INR 250 crore.

Movies List

2012Mugamoodi
2014Oka Laila Kosam
Mukunda
2016Mohenjo Daro
2017Duvvada Jagannadham
2018Rangasthalam
Saakshyam
Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava
2019Maharshi
Gaddalakonda Ganesh
Housefull 4
2020Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo

Facts About Pooja Hegde

  • Does Pooja Hegde drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Does Pooja Hegde smoke?: No
  • Pooja is a trained Bharatnatyam dancer.
  • Ashutosh Gowariker’s wife Sunita suggested her name for the film Mohenjo Daro after seeing her in an endorsement.
  • Because of her promise to Mohenjo Daro, she had to decline Mani Ratnam’s Tamil movie.
  • Pooja Hegde is a great fan of Rahul Dravid and Roger Federer.
  • Hegde can fluently speak in Kannada, English, Tamil, and Hindi.
  • Pooja’s parents desired her name to be Lakshmi as she was born on the Lakshmi Pooja day, but because her maternal aunt thought it a bit old-fashioned, they switched it to Pooja.
  • Pooja has a pet dog, Pedro.
  • Hegde appeared in the Hero Maestro ad commercial opposite Ranbir Kapoor.

FAQs

Why is Pooja Hegde famous?

Pooja is an Indian model and film actress. She has worked in Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil films and is known for being the lead actress in Mohenjo Daro (2016). She was crowned as the second runner-up at the Miss Universe India 2010 competition.

Is actress Pooja Hegde a great actor or just eye sweet?

It’s difficult to understand someone is a genuine actress until they get out of the comfort zone and experiment in other roles. Nayanthara, Anushka Shetty was introduced as eye candy to the Kollywood and Tollywood audience. But they soon started taking risky roles and proved that they are good actresses. Hegde is currently satisfied with eye candy roles and unless she takes a step, we are in dark.

Which is the next movie of Pooja Hegde?

Salman Khan’s next movie Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diali which will be directed by Farhad Samji who earlier directed Housefull 4. Pooja will be seen opposite Salman.

What is age of Pooja Hegde?

30 years (13 October 1990).

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

For security, use of Google's reCAPTCHA service is required which is subject to the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

I agree to these terms.